Modified By:: Jay Bradley Nebre

 

TrojanDownloader:O97M/Obfuse.LHO!MTB(Microsoft)

 PLATFORM:

Windows

 OVER ALL RISK RATING:
 DAMAGE POTENTIAL:
 DISTRIBUTION POTENTIAL:
 REPORTED INFECTION:
 INFORMATION EXPOSURE
Low
Medium
High
Critical

  • Threat Type:
    Trojan

  • Destructiveness:
    No

  • Encrypted:
     

  • In the wild:
    Yes

  OVERVIEW

INFECTION CHANNEL: Dropped by other malware, Downloaded from the Internet

This Trojan arrives on a system as a file dropped by other malware or as a file downloaded unknowingly by users when visiting malicious sites.

However, as of this writing, the said sites are inaccessible.

  TECHNICAL DETAILS

File size: 499,592 bytes
File type: RTF
Memory resident: No
INITIAL SAMPLES RECEIVED DATE: 13 March 2020
PAYLOAD: Downloads files, Connects to URLs/IPs

Arrival Details

This Trojan arrives on a system as a file dropped by other malware or as a file downloaded unknowingly by users when visiting malicious sites.

Download Routine

This Trojan connects to the following website(s) to download and execute a malicious file:

  • http://{BLOCKED}preneur.id/manager/brain.exe

Other Details

However, as of this writing, the said sites are inaccessible.

  SOLUTION

Minimum scan engine: 9.850
First VSAPI Pattern File: 15.740.03
First VSAPI Pattern Release Date: 13 March 2020
VSAPI OPR PATTERN-VERSION: 15.741.00
VSAPI OPR PATTERN DATE: 14 March 2020

Step 1

Before doing any scans, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, and Windows 10 users must disable System Restore to allow full scanning of their computers.

Step 2

Note that not all files, folders, and registry keys and entries are installed on your computer during this malware's/spyware's/grayware's execution. This may be due to incomplete installation or other operating system conditions. If you do not find the same files/folders/registry information, please proceed to the next step.

Step 3

Scan your computer with your Trend Micro product to delete files detected as Trojan.W97M.POWLOAD.THBBHBO. If the detected files have already been cleaned, deleted, or quarantined by your Trend Micro product, no further step is required. You may opt to simply delete the quarantined files. Please check the following Trend Micro Support pages for more information:


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